11/02/2005

Does anyone really know what time it is?

No one at my office needs to wear a watch. We have clocks on our computers, our telephones, in each conference room and on the microwaves in the kitchens. Unfortunately, none of the clocks agree. There is currently a 7 minute difference between the time on the computer and the one on the phone. As a result, I am either too early or too late for every meeting, and attempting to catch the shuttle has been a challenge.

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Blogger Isabel said...

All day long my hubby asks me "what time is it?" Becuase he refuses to wear a watch and is too lazy to reach into his pocket to look at his pocket watch (the pocket watch that he JUST HAD to have).

Why are all the clocks set differently?

11/02/2005 4:42 PM  
Blogger MamaKaren said...

I wish I knew. Every so often, someone will complain enough and the phone/network people get coordinated.

Most of us have started setting our watches to match the time on the shuttle, since catching the bus between buildings is our biggest concern.

11/03/2005 8:57 AM  
Anonymous nic said...

Personally...I set my arrival time by the computer and my leave time by the phone. Stickin' it to the man seven minutes at a time!

11/03/2005 9:24 AM  

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